The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need (4th ed.)

by Ellen Karsh, Arlen Sue Fox

From top experts in the field, the definitive guide to grant-writing

Written by two expert authors who have won millions of dollars in government and foundation grants, this is the essential book on securing grants. It provides comprehensive, step-by-step guide for grant writers, including vital up-to-the minute interviews with grant-makers, policy makers, and nonprofit leaders. This book is a must-read for anyone seeking grants in today's difficult economic climate.

The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need includes:
  • Concrete suggestions for developing each section of a proposal
  • Hands-on exercises that let you practice what you learn
  • A glossary of terms
  • Conversations with grant-makers on why they award grants...and why they don't
  • Insights into how grant-awarding is affected by shifts in the economy

  • Basic Books; April 2014
  • ISBN: 9780465058921
  • Edition: 4
  • Read online, or download in secure ePub format
  • Title: The Only Grant-Writing Book You'll Ever Need
  • Author: Ellen Karsh; Arlen Sue Fox
  • Imprint: Basic Books

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About The Author

Ellen Karsh was the director of the New York City's Mayor's Office of Grants Administration for more than seven years under both Mayor Giuliani and Mayor Bloomberg, and previously developed and wrote grants for the New York City Department of Education for five years. She received her doctorate in special education from Teachers College, Columbia University and has written for Newsweek and the New York Times, among other publications. She lives in New York City.

Arlen Sue Fox was director of research, planning, and evaluation for the New York City Commission on Human Rights for ten years and consultant to nonprofit organizations, from small grassroots groups to national organizations including AARP, for twelve years. Recently retired from a position as executive director for development at Sunnyside Community Services, she is currently writing and editing. Fox lives in New York City.